Transformations of identity and space in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Raija Mattila Finnish Institute in the Middle East
  • Ruth Illman The Donner Institute

Abstract

The current issue of Approaching Religion includes articles based on conference papers presented at the Fifth Finnish Colloquium on the Middle East and North Africa Studies, which was organised by the Finnish Institute in the Middle East (FIME), the University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Theology, and the University of Helsinki, including the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence Changes in Sacred Texts and Trad-itions, in Joensuu, 29–31 May 2017. The theme of the conference was ‘Transformations of Identity and Space in the Middle East and North Africa’, and it explored the construction and transformation of identity in space, whether geographical, mental or virtual.

Keywords: Middle East; Islam; Christianity
How to Cite
Mattila, R., & Illman, R. (2018). Transformations of identity and space in the Middle East and North Africa. Approaching Religion, 8(2), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.30664/ar.76538